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Welcome to East Bangor ...

East Bangor is located in Northampton County<1>.


The location of East Bangor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of East Bangor, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1874.

A typical abbreviation for East Bangor: E. Bangor

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Bangor has a population of 1,630 people<3> (see below for details).

East Bangor is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: East Bangor lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Bangor had an population of 1,630 people. This is an increase of 39.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Bangor had a population of 1,172 people. This makes East Bangor the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,172 people, the population of East Bangor increased 19.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 979 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Bangor.

Communities Also Named East Bangor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named East Bangor - it's located in Maine.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for East Bangor.

Communities near East Bangor ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Bangor.

  • Easton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
    • Easton is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,364 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton <5>
  • Phillipsburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg is located in Warren County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,238 people
  • East Stroudsburg
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Hackettstown
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackettstown
    • Hackettstown is located in Warren County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,372 people
  • Wilson
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
    • Wilson is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,784 people
  • Nazareth
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Stroudsburg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Pen Argyl
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Bath
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bath
    • Bath is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,756 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath <5>
  • Wind Gap
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Bangor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Bangor.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Bangor. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Bangor.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Bangor. See our Newspapers Page for East Bangor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Bangor ...

Looking for more information about East Bangor? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Bangor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Bangor.

Adding East Bangor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East Bangor in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for East Bangor was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the East Bangor post office opened in 1874.

We also found East Bangor in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for East Bangor.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Bangor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Northampton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Bangor.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Bangor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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